Food and Beverage Beverages

  • Addiction and Obamacare

    Former U.S. Rep. Patrick Kennedy, D-R.I., and Christopher Kennedy Lawford, author of "What Addicts Know: Lessons to Benefit Everyone," discuss how the Affordable Care Act could affect 23 million people with substance problems.

  • One of Anheuser-Busch's Super Bowl ads, "Puppy Love," follows up on a previous theme.

    This year, Bud Light will be getting a new aluminum can and new tagline, while Budweiser will trot out the popular Clydesdales for the second year in a row.

  • As Anheuser-Busch InBev's Stella Artois takes its cider brand national, rival MillerCoors is preparing its own major cider launch.

  • Suntory buying spirits maker Beam

    Suntory Holdings is acquiring Beam for $13.6 billion. CNBC's Sara Eisen reports on signals of a boom in the business of booze.

  • Gabelli: Bullish on bourbon

    Gabelli Funds Chairman and CEO Mario Gabelli owns 4 million shares of Beam, which is being acquired by privately held Suntory. He provides insight on the deal's benefit for shareholders.

  • Japan's Suntory to buy Jim Beam

    Suntory of Japan has agreed to acquire the maker of Jim Beam and Maker`s Mark bourbons for $13.6 billion. The "Squawk on the Street" news team breaks down the deal.

  • Two Washington state brewers released a collaboration, Joint Effort, in July.

    As Colorado and Washington light up their legal pot experiments, brewers are marking the milestone with some novelty beers.

  • Why Yves Béhar stands out

    Re/code co-executive editor Kara Swisher provides insight on why Yves Béhar is standing out in Silicon Valley.

  • Sean 'Diddy' Combs is a 'marketing genius': Pro

    Trevor Stirling, senior research analyst of European beverages at Sanford Bernstein, says Sean 'Diddy' Combs is a "marketing genius" after helping boost Ciroc vodka sales and teaming up with Diageo to take over tequila brand DeLeón.

  • Cheers to 7 years with Tequila Avion!

    Bottoms up! Founder of Tequila Avion Ken Austin discusses competition and the cost of agave, is which is up roughly 500 percent in the last 2 years. Austin expects to remain big in the tequila space.

  • Constellation CEO: Our message resonates with consumers

    Discussing Constellation Brands 3Q earnings beat due to big beer sales, with Rob Sands, Constellation Brands president & CEO.

  • Will Coca-Cola leave investors flat?

    Coke has underperformed its blue chip peers. Jonathan Feeney, Janney Montgomery Scott senior analyst, and Abigail Doolittle, Peak Theories founder & analyst, debate the play on Coca-Cola. Doolittle says Coke is too expensive and is set up for potential profit taking.

  • Global whisky demand doubles last decade

    Nicholas Pollacchi, The Whisky Dog CEO, advises investors on what to look for when investing in Scottish whiskey.

  • Moet Champagne takes over Times Square

    Moet was named the official New Year's Eve champagne for Times Square. Belinda Chang, Moet & Chandon champagne educator, discusses champagne etiquette and the industry standard amid declining sales.

  • Wine or stocks: Which is a better investment?

    John Kapon, Acker Merrall and Condit CEO, shares the top wine brands of 2013. Kapon recommends wine as an investment.

  • Resurgence of classic cocktails: Brown-Forman

    Brown-Forman's chief entertainment officer Tim Laird discusses trends in whiskeys and bourbons, and shares a few cocktail recipes for the holidays.

  • Coffee: Paying up for a 'cup of Joe'

    Coffee commodity prices have plummeted this year, yet the price of a cup of coffee has barely moved. CNBC's Kate Kelly takes a look at what's going on.

  • Gabelli's booze Pick: Trend toward bourbon

    Gabelli Funds Chairman and CEO Mario Gabelli discusses his top booze and "aging" stock picks.

  • J. Alexander M. "Sandy" Douglas Jr.

    The departure of a possible Coca-Cola chief executive has put the global chief customer officer in contention to eventually succeed CEO Muhtar Kent.

  • From Wall Street to the wine shop

    Former Merrill Lynch investment banker Sharon Severns quit her job on Wall Street to open specialty wine shop Amanti Vino.